forest ranger

noun

Definition of forest ranger

  1. :  an officer charged with the patrolling and guarding of a forest; especially :  one in charge of the management and protection of a portion of a public forest

First Known Use of forest ranger

1830


FOREST RANGER Defined for Kids

forest ranger

noun

Definition of forest ranger for Students

  1. :  a person in charge of managing and protecting part of a public forest



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